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The Genius of Science: A Portrait Gallery by Abraham Pais, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0198506147, hbk £26.50. The Genius of Science is the last of many books written by Abraham Pais, who died ...

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Spin in Particle Physics Elliot Leader, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0521352819, hbk £90/\$130. Elliot Leader’s book – in the series of Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nu...

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Superconducting Materials for High Energy Colliders edited by L Cifarelli and L Maritato, World Scientific Science and Culture Series – Physics, ISBN 080243197. Imagine the ultimate high-energy ...

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The Supersymmetric World: The Beginnings of the Theory edited by G Kane and M Shifman, World Scientific, ISBN 981024522X. It is notoriously difficult to write with perspective about the history of sci...

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Chaos and Harmony, Perspectives on Scientific Revolutions of the 20th Century, by Trinh Xuan Thuan, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0 19 512917 2. In a refreshing alternative to books that try to promot...